SC educators can earn credit by the June 30th renewal cycle deadline through participation in one or more of the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions--47 courses (plus several new courses TBA) that earn 20 renewal credits offered each session and Rudy Mancke’s Natural History course offered in special session, too!
ETV Teacher Recertification Upcoming Sessions for 20 Renewal Credit Courses:
WINTER 2015: Jan. 26 – March 20 (Registration opens Jan. 7)
SPRING I 2015: March 24 – May 18 (Registration opens Feb. 23)
SPRING II 2015: May 1 – June 15 (Registration opens April 16)
Resources inspired by our natural surroundings--all available on www.knowitall.org!
RiverVenture Explore the Catawba, Saluda, Congaree, Santee, and Cooper Rivers with RiverVenture.
Pee Dee Explorer Learn about the natural, cultural, & agricultural landscapes of the Pee Dee region of S.C.
Web of Water Get on board for a kayak trip from the mountains to the sea. Take the adventure with Web of Water videos and resources.
SC Life Take a virtual field trip to a South Carolina cove forest and a salt marsh.
Natural State Experience…
Through a generous grant from the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, SCETV was able to partner with the internationally acclaimed classical music ensemble, the American Chamber Players, to present master classes at Southeast Middle School and Lower Richland High School, and a major donor concert in ETV Radio’s studios. The grant also provided the means to produce an educational session and concert with 51 elementary school students at SCETV. The resulting workshops will also become part of ETV’s online school resources. The American Chamber Players were organized by our own Miles Hoffman, host of the nationally…
Recommended resources for military families include:
Coming Home: Military Families Cope with Change This primetime special, presented by Sesame Workshop and featuring Queen Latifah and John Mayer, tells the stories of service members returning home with injuries — both visible and invisible — and explores the heroic struggles their families face on the path to finding a "new normal. http://www.pbs.org/parents/cominghome/
The Families. Coming Home: Military Families Cope with Change Sam's guard unit was deployed to Iraq in October 2004, where he was supposed to be on a year-long combat tour. However, on July 4th, 2005, he…
(Of course, we won't mind if you also check out the careers that men enjoy while you're there!)
Career Aisle Visit each Career Cluster and learn about women in exciting careers of all kinds!
Kids Work! Visit Real People to learn about women in great careers in a hospital, the theater, and a TV station!
Artopia Visit Meet an Artist and learn about women who enjoy careers in the visual and performing arts!
A Natural State …
South Carolina ETV, the statewide public television network, has a strong record of community service that includes civil rights programming, youth media literacy projects and technology training for teachers. In a state with dropout numbers consistently among the worst in the country, ETV is committed to identifying and implementing solutions to address the high school dropout crisis. Since early 2012 we have taken part in the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) sponsored public media initiative, American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen. Now, in collaboration with Write/Right to Change of Clemson University’s Strom Thurmond Institute, we have developed a new…
On January 28, 1986, NASA Challenger mission STS-51-L ended in tragedy when the shuttle exploded 73 seconds after takeoff. On board was physicist Ronald E. McNair, who was the second African American to enter space. But first, he was a kid with big dreams in Lake City, South Carolina. View the animation.
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Knowitall.org is ETV's educational Web portal, a collection of fun, interactive websites for K-12 students, teachers and parents.
ETV offers an array of professional development opportunities for PreK-12 educators, certified renewal or graduate credit.
ETV has partnered with PBS to make thousands of online resources available on-demand to South Carolina educators.
A simplified way for teachers to find the resources they need, access their school’s TV Guide, and find teacher recertification courses, development, and training.
Smart Cat's place for kids to play and explore hundreds of safe fun educational activities with PBS Kids characters.
Adult Education videos on-demand: GED and Pre-GED, Workplace Essential Skills and videos for basic reading, writing, math and life skills.
Speaking of Schools Podcast
Supported by the South Carolina Department of Education, this half-hour show is hosted by Doug Keel and features various guests.